Usual day in Podmoskovnaya depot in Moscow, Russia. 4 locos of P36 class and many other. All in service.
P36-0120 outside of Moscow with a 13-car holiday special bound for Veliky Ustyug, nearly a thousand kilometers away, to see Father Frost.
P36-0120 steamer (aka 'The General") with a tourist train from Moscow to Tula, the hometown of famous local gingerbread.
As I was waiting for the P36 steamer (also called "The General" for its size and power) returning from Vladimir to Moscow with a tourist train on the Saturday night, it was raining heavily. The st... (more)